August 9, 2018 . . . The Gillham Sprayground opened today with lots of happy faces and colorful beach balls! Located south of the play ground in Gillham Park, 41st & Gillham/Kenwood, Midtown’s newest sprayground features a combination of sprayers, bubblers and custom water elements, a shade structure, synthetic turf berm, benches and tables.
The $740,000 sprayground was funded with $395,000 from PIAC and the remainder provided by private funds. The general contractor was Mega Industries and the subcontractors were Blue Nile, Max Electric, Musselman & Hall, Broski Fence and ABCreative.
Following a closure on Friday, August 10 for final maintenance tweaks, the sprayground will reopen Saturday, August 11 and be open daily thru September 3 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission is free.